Axar Patel won the msn of the match in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The match was held in Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad. The Vice-captain leads the team with both bat and ball. With the bat, he scored 34 runs and with the ball, he picked up 2 wickets in four overs. This crucial contribution made the Delhi franchise to win the match by 7 runs.
Axar Patel in post match presentation
“I had no idea since I had ordered a coffee. I left the glass just like that since I got to know that the team lost three wickets in an over. It was nice to get that partnership since we knew if we score some runs it’ll give us a chance.”
Axar Patel further added on coffee that
“It’s still there with the packing (laughs when asked about the coffee),”
This is the second win for the Capitals in this tournament. They have played 7 matches so far. They are placed in the last position in the points table after the first half of IPL. Talking about this match Delhi were going good untill Washington Sundar came to bowl the 8th over. He picked up 3 wickets in that over alone. The victims of Washi are David Warner, Sarfaraz and Aman Hakim Khan. Then Delhi lost the momentum totally.
After that, Axar Patel and Manish Pandey put up a 69 runs partnership in 59 balls to reach a competitive total. While bowling Axar picked up the wicket of SRH captain which resulted in their loss.